Flautist Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia enthrals audience in Nepal
Kathmandu (Nepal), Aug 16 (ANI): The Indian Embassy in Nepal organised a mesmerising performance of legendary flautist Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia to commemorate India's 73rd Independence Day. The event, which was held at the Army Auditorium in Kathmandu on Thursday night, drew hundreds of spectators including various political figures. The event was jointly organised by the Embassy of India and BP Koirala India-Nepal Foundation. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population Upendra Yadav and Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali were present as Guests of Honour. A function was also organised at the Indian Embassy that started with the hoisting of the tricolour. The speech of President Ram Nath Kovind to the nation on Wednesday evening was read out by Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri. Every year, Nepal has been receiving gifts from India on 15 August. Similarly, this year various institutions from the southern plains of Nepal to the mountainous district of Mustang received ambulances and school buses. Educational institutions and libraries also received books from the embassy.